Airport Campus enters its 8th semester:Lecture series with enormous practical relevance offers behind-the-scenes look at the airport

Insights into the challenges of BER and the processes at SXF and TXL airports / Benefit from the knowledge and experience of aviation industry experts

Airport Campus, the university project of Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH developed in cooperation with Potsdam Employment Agency, is now entering its eighth semester. The first lecture day is 22 October 2013. Airport Campus is a series of lecture events that deal with science and its practical application. The lecture events provide a platform for discussing interdisciplinary issues as well as topics relating specifically to the aviation industry. The lectures give students the opportunity to benefit from the knowledge and experience of aviation industry experts from the region. Since November 2008, more than 2,000 students from universities and colleges in Berlin and Brandenburg have taken part in the Airport Campus lecture series offered by Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH.

“Airport Campus provides a practical and first-hand insight into the challenges on the path to opening Berlin Brandenburg Airport, the processes at Schönefeld and Tegel airports, and other varied and fascinating aerospace topics,” says Hartmut Mehdorn, CEO of Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH. “Students are cordially invited to attend Airport Campus. It not only gives them the opportunity to learn but also to question and analyse as well as to discuss with us. BER is open to everyone – in particular students, since they are tomorrow’s qualified employees,” he adds.

Lecture series

The lecture series during the Airport Campus winter semester 2013/2014 comprises four lectures:

  • Tuesday, 22 October 2013, 6:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: “SPRINT – the fast-track programme on the path to BER”(Uwe Hörmann, Head of Central Planning and Strategy, Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH)
  • Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 6:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: “Tegel at full capacity – a look behind the scenes of operations at the airport” (Elmar Kleinert, Head of the Operations Business Unit, Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH)
  • Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 6:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: “Accompanying the process of change: changeability at the airport company from the human resource management perspective” (Guido Baer, Head of Human Resource Policy, and Uta Beims, Assistant to the Head of Change Management, Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH)
  • Tuesday, 14 January 2014, 6:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: “No air traffic without ground handling – a behind-the-scenes look at the processes of ground services provider GlobeGround Berlin” (Frank Meichsner, Divisional Head of Central Quality Management / Projects, GlobeGround Berlin)

Registration and venue

You can register for the free lectures without any great formalities by sending an email to We kindly ask that you register in good time since the number of places available at the venue is limited. The lectures will be held at the Berlin-Brandenburg Airport Center (²BAC), Willy-Brandt-Platz 2, 12529 Schönefeld, which is located directly in front of the BER terminal.

Arriving by public transport

For attendees arriving by public transport there will be a free shuttle service operating on each event day to take them from Berlin Schönefeld train station to ²BAC. Attendees will be sent detailed information about the shuttle service after registering.

Arrival by car and free parking

You can reach ²BAC easily and conveniently by car. The exit from the A113 autobahn takes you via Schönefelder Allee directly to Airport City. The A113 gives you access to the A100 Berlin city autobahn and the A10 Berlin ring autobahn. Sufficient parking is available in multi-storey car park P8 and in car park P6. To plan your journey using a satellite navigation system, please enter the following address: Brunolf-Baade-Straße 1, 12529 Schönefeld.

For further information please follow this link:

Spokesman Lars Wagner

Lars Wagner Head of the Press Office / Spokesman
Berlin Brandenburg Airport

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